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    Proof 1878 Judd-1576 Pattern Half Eagle

    1878 $5 Five Dollar, Judd-1576, Pollock-1769, Low R.7, PR63 Red and Brown NGC. The obverse depicts Liberty facing left with IN GOD WE TRUST above and the date below. 13 stars are arrange with seven left and six right. Liberty has hair flowing to her shoulder, and she wears a large cap with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY. The reverse has an eagle with wings displayed upward, E PLURIBUS UNUM above the eagle, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around, and FIVE DOLLARS below. Both sides have reflective fields with pale orange mint color, splashes of iridescent toning, and minor spots that prevent a finer grade. About a dozen of these are known, with several gilt examples. (NGC ID# 26SW, PCGS# 61940)

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    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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